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Ondo NUJ condemns attack on members at APC factional state congress

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, has condemned the attack on its members who covered the APC factional State Congress on Saturday in Akure.

NOA calls for support in ending drug use among young Nigerians

The Director General, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, on Tuesday urged well meaning Nigerians to take proactive steps to save the youths from drugs addiction, which has turned them into political thugs and kidnappers.

Shehu Sani: Those plotting my recall are political thugs, rabble rousers

Senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Senator Shehu Sani, has described as political thugs and rabble rousers who are being manipulated to plot his recall process which he said will certainly not yield any result.

2019: NANS cautions students against thuggery

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Saturday advised students not to allow themselves to be used as political thugs during the 2019 general elections.

The forgotten conversations

If you think the problem is federalism, you will vigorously push for “true federalism” and such like. If you think the problem is revenue allocation, you will fight for the Nigerian definition of “fiscal federalism” — by which is meant “higher derivation payment”.

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